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Damesites sugata Forbes 1846 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 338508

Alternative combination: Ammonites sugata

Synonyms: Damesites compactus van Hoepen 1921 (no. 341062), Desmoceras compactum van Hoepen 1921 (no. 338509)

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1846. Report on the fossil invertebrata from southern India, collected by Mr. Kaye and Mr. Cunliffe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 7:97-174

Belongs to Damesites according to W. J. Kennedy and H. C. Klinger 2013

Sister taxa: Damesites damesi, Damesites hetonaiensis

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 14.4, shell diameter 36.9